Wed, Feb 24, 2010 

 

Blaine youth collect supplies for troops

As part of their Lenten mission, youth at St. Anne’s Parish in Blaine are hosting a food and supply collection from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, February 25 at St. Anne’s Parish.

Blaine grads named to dean’s list at UW

Blaine high school is ‘one of the best’

Two national reports have found that Blaine high school is one of the best high schools in the nation.

Youth volleyball sign-up ends March 6

Those interested in Blaine Boys & Girls Club youth volleyball for grades 3 through 6 will need to register by March 6 for their spring league.

Meeting discusses regional economics

A Whatcom County non-profit organization has scheduled a public meeting to foster conversation about community issues next month.

School board to host community forums

The Blaine school board has scheduled the first of two staff and community forums specific to 2010-11 budget development on March 8.

Mature Lifestyles - Blaine man finds adventure in volunteering

Blaine resident Davis Bogue has found happiness on the water.

BP to discuss Blaine Road roundabout project

The Washington state Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and BP Cherry Point refinery have plans to build a roundabout on State Route 548 at the intersection of Grandview and Blaine roads and will host an open house next week to answer questions.

Homeless can receive free services March 4

Homeless and low-income individuals in Whatcom County will be able to receive free medical, dental and housing assistance next Thursday, March 4.

Talk explores acidification of Puget Sound

The Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee will host a free presentation on ocean acidification and its effects on Puget Sound.

Yard waste recycling begins Saturday, March 6

Beginning Saturday, March 6, 2010, Bellingham and Whatcom County citizens can bring their residential yard waste to the corner of Lakeway and Woburn streets on Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The fee for disposal of residential yard waste at the transfer station is $4 per load.

Olympics photos of the week

Bay Builders - Great kids doing great thing!

Fri, Feb 19, 2010 

 

Donate food items for troops in Afghanistan this weekend

As part of their Lenten mission, youth at St. Anne’s Parish in Blaine are hosting a food and supply collection from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 19, and from noon to 4 p.m. February, 20 at Blaine Cost Cutter and The Market at Birch Bay Square.

Wed, Feb 17, 2010 

 

DOT grants $2.8 million roundabout contract

The Washington State Department of Transportation is one step closer to building two new roundabouts at the I-5/D Street interchange and the corner of Peace Portal and Marine Drive in Blaine after awarding a $2.8 million contract to Interwest Construction, Inc. of Burlington.

Trillium defends scope of Semiahmoo West project

Trillium Corporation should be able to complete a 624-acre development slated for west Blaine even though the zoning has changed since the company filed their planned unit development (PUD) application in October, 2009, the company’s attorneys said in a statement last week.

Big marathon turnout expected

Nearly 150 dedicated runners are registered for the 42nd Annual Birch Bay Marathon and 25K run that sets off this Sunday on the shores of Birch Bay.

Photos from this week's issue - February 18 - 24, 2010

Group to host second ‘Blaine Storming’

A group of local residents have scheduled the second annual “Blaine Storming” meeting, designed to encourage residents to voice their ideas on how to build a stronger community in Blaine.

Board to discuss long-range plan

The Blaine school district board of directors has scheduled a work session from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. February 22 to meet with their long-range planning committee members.

Curves hosts annual food drive

Curves of Blaine is encouraging local women to participate in the annual Curves food drive. With a donation, Curves is offering compelling incentives for both existing and potential members who participate.

Workshop turns junk into art

Bellingham sculpture artist Thor Myhre will facilitate a class at the Loomis Hall Gallery on Martin Street in Blaine this weekend.

Study finds drop in cross-border trade

An analysis just released of economic activity along the U.S.-Canadian border likely reflects the impact of economic recession and tighter border controls, as the value of trade between the two nations dropped 9 percent in 2008 and auto and truck traffic declined nearly 5 percent.

Blaine man finds retirement a time for living

Blaine resident Graham Hunter spent a life in the Royal Canadian Air Force and working as a commercial pilot.

Easy tips to make your home senior friendly

With more older Americans remaining in their homes as they age, it’s important for their houses to be equipped to deal with their changing needs.

County offers prescription drug discount card

Whatcom County has launched a discount card program to help consumers cope with the high price of prescriptions.

Fairhaven College to host Human Rights Film Festival

Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies will co-host the 10th Annual Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival February 18-25 at venues across Bellingham.


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